Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for CCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 609 590 524
Rank change year-on-year -19 -66 +40
Contract jobs citing CCSA 17 29 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.037% 0.064% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.37% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 70
London median daily rate £475 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -15.79% +26.67%
10th Percentile £315 £291 £409
90th Percentile £600 £538 £674
England median daily rate £400 £375 £450
% change year-on-year +6.67% -16.67% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £48.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -13.33%

CCSA is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7733 7763 7559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.62% 17.16% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5147 5013 4992
London median daily rate £475 £458 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.83% +1.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £258
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 112 145
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.37 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.28% -3.18% +14.29%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.55 £12.11
90th Percentile £48.47 £49.92 £48.38
England median hourly rate £25.12 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -1.49% +10.87% +21.05%

CCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing CCSA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for CCSA in London

CCSA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CCSA in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCSA in London

CCSA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCSA in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCSA in London

CCSA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCSA in London

CCSA
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the London region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +1 2 £475 +66.67%
CCSA
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for CCSA.

1 15 (88.24%) Firewall
2 13 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (58.82%) CCNA
4 9 (52.94%) Cisco
4 9 (52.94%) CheckPoint
5 8 (47.06%) Network Security
6 7 (41.18%) CISM
6 7 (41.18%) CISSP
6 7 (41.18%) Information Security
6 7 (41.18%) CCSE
7 6 (35.29%) JNCIA
7 6 (35.29%) CCNP
7 6 (35.29%) Unix
8 5 (29.41%) Windows
8 5 (29.41%) Linux
8 5 (29.41%) LAN
8 5 (29.41%) WAN
8 5 (29.41%) Juniper
8 5 (29.41%) F5
8 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
8 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (23.53%) Palo Alto
9 4 (23.53%) CCIE
9 4 (23.53%) JNCIP
10 3 (17.65%) JNCIS
10 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
10 3 (17.65%) Wireless
10 3 (17.65%) VPN
10 3 (17.65%) Mac OS X
10 3 (17.65%) Apple

CCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) Firewall
2 8 (47.06%) Network Security
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (29.41%) LAN
3 5 (29.41%) WAN
4 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (17.65%) VPN
4 3 (17.65%) Wireless
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (11.76%) DNS
5 2 (11.76%) Internet
5 2 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (11.76%) Junos
6 1 (5.88%) 802.11
6 1 (5.88%) BGP
6 1 (5.88%) BIG-IP
6 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
6 1 (5.88%) OSPF
6 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.88%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
1 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Publishing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Security Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) CyberArk Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Network Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (17.65%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Unix
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) Mac OS X
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Information Security
2 2 (11.76%) Data Encryption
2 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Analytics
3 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Escalation Management
3 1 (5.88%) High Availability
3 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
3 1 (5.88%) SABSA
3 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) SIEM
3 1 (5.88%) System Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
3 1 (5.88%) Use Case
3 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (5.88%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (58.82%) CCNA
3 7 (41.18%) CCSE
3 7 (41.18%) CISM
3 7 (41.18%) CISSP
4 6 (35.29%) CCNP
4 6 (35.29%) JNCIA
5 4 (23.53%) CCIE
5 4 (23.53%) JNCIP
6 3 (17.65%) JNCIS
7 2 (11.76%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
8 1 (5.88%) CCDA
8 1 (5.88%) CCDP
8 1 (5.88%) CCIE Security
8 1 (5.88%) CCSM
8 1 (5.88%) ISEB
8 1 (5.88%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) COBIT
2 1 (5.88%) GDPR
2 1 (5.88%) HIPAA
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) ProxySG
1 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) CheckPoint
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) F5
2 5 (29.41%) Juniper
3 4 (23.53%) Palo Alto
4 3 (17.65%) Apple
4 3 (17.65%) Splunk
5 2 (11.76%) Blue Coat
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle
6 1 (5.88%) AlgoSec
6 1 (5.88%) Aruba
6 1 (5.88%) Capita
6 1 (5.88%) CyberArk
6 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.88%) McAfee
6 1 (5.88%) Riverbed
6 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
6 1 (5.88%) VMware